Entries for 30 July 2020

Guyana Elections: Court of Appeal upholds High Court decision on use of recount votes

Photo - Guyana – Court of Appeal

Demerara Waves —CourtsElectionsNewsPolitics — July 30, 2020 – By Samuel Sukhnandan

The Court of Appeal on Thursday by a unanimous decision upheld an earlier ruling that votes from the national recount of ballots must be used to declare the results of the March, 2020 general and regional elections in Guyana.

It dismissed the appeal filed by A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) agent Ms. Misengna Jones who in her earlier application sought to compel the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to utilise the 10 declarations by the Returning Officers as the basis for announcing the winner of the March 2020 elections.    Continue reading →


Guyana Elections: Three separate private criminal charges filed against GECOM Chair

 Jul 30, 2020  Kaieteur News

Photo - Retired Justice Claudette Singh

–-  Justice Claudette Singh to appear in court next week

The Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), retired Justice Claudette Singh, is expected to make her first appearance in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, on August 5, 2020-after three private criminal charges were filed against her yesterday morning- alleging misconduct in public office.  These private charges follow earlier private charges against CEO Lowenfield.        Continue reading →


TRINIDAD: Crackdown on illegal migrants from Venezuela: COVID-19 threat

PORT OF SPAIN (CMC) – The Trinidad and Tobago government has said it would crack down on legal Venezuelan migrants engaged in illegally allowing their relatives and friends from the South American country to enter the island as health authorities confirmed an increase in the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases here.

National Security Ministry Stuart Young, speaking at the Ministry of Health virtual news conference, said the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) and other national security agencies will be searching for and detaining anyone involved in human trafficking or anyone harbouring illegal immigrants.         

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World Politics: China v America: who is in charge? | The Economist – VIDEO

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China v America: who is in charge? | The Economist 

Global leadership has been missing during the covid-19 pandemic. While President Trump has been pulling America out of global organisations like the WHO, China is seeking to increase its international influence, creating a shift in the world order. 

Guyanese Online |   Published by Cyril Bryan: - cybryan@gmail.com
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